Sheesh, you're keeping me overinformed Gareth. As I browse back through the past few issues and reflect on the ah-hah moments you've triggered in my excitable focus of attention, I see it's almost every story and tip. In this issue it was: "What?!?!? A fire piston, how did my inner pyro never learn about this before?"; "OMG, a modular metal melting furnace...much easier to schlep around than the beloved fire-keg I built (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pavhCwqUnc)"; "Brilliant, how did I not think of chucking surface-conditioning disks (https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/p/d/b40064719/) into my drill press, which is literally standing next to where I refinish old tool steel with them chucked into my hand drill? Duh. [btw in response to Chips 'n Bits question, I think the only moderate pressure and smaller disk diameter with this application would make it pretty much impossible to create enough snag torque to bend a drill press quill]"; and "I've always wondered about the Parthenon, but never went further than that." And in subsequent and further past issues you helped me realize I had a zip tie tool in my what-the-hell-is-this salvaged tool bucket and that I really need to photobomb my multi-dimensional workspaces. Thanks for taking the time to do this and share what you find in such a pleasant and efficient way.

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I have a question about the drill press as a disc sander. Would the friction and rotation of the disc put any lateral force on the quill?

I ran into this issue (and gave a makita drill driver about 1/8" of runout) by mixing something too-viscous with a mixing paddle.

Drill presses are made of sturdier stuff, but they're not designed for lateral forces like Routers/Shapers. Hence: my question.

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